This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock. Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and services. Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include: Farm or station hand, Farm or station worker and Livestock transport driver.

Course Fee:

Australian: $3,000

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Prerequisite units may apply to some electives.

Structure:

16 units: 2 core;14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply environmentally sustainable work practices; Contribute to work health and safety processes. Electives: Test grains and seeds on receival; Work effectively in an emergency disease or plant pest response; Keep production records for a primary production business; Use hand held e-business tools; Prepare and apply chemicals; Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing; Collect semen; Install drainage systems; Install hydroponic systems; Conduct dropped ovary technique procedures for spaying cattle; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

Related Careers:

Farm Hand,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Cairns No info No Online 1 year
Cairns No info No Full time 1 year
Cairns No info No 2 years
Werribee No info Yes Online 1 year
Werribee No info Yes 1 year
Werribee No info Yes Full time 1 year
Werribee No info Yes 1 year
Werribee No info Yes Part time 1 year
Melbourne No info No Online 1 year
Melbourne No info No Full time 1 year
Melbourne No info No 2 years
Established in 2003, Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture is a Registered Training Organisation with facilities in Melbourne, Werribee Parks and Cairns. The provider offers a variety of agriculture, agribusiness, landscape, parks and gardens and production horticulture courses from certificate, diploma, advanced diploma to a graduate certificate level. The provider also provides consulting services to the Agriculture and Horticulture industry, through the ongoing consultancy arm of the business. The average class size is 24 students.

Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

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